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Kapuaiwa Coconut Grove / Kiowea Park

Hwy 460, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI
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Neat History but Not Accessible

I stopped by the edges of the grove and looked in but there's not much to see here. Apparently lots... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017

I think that wherever you go, you must stop and check all the history part of the place, I Didn't... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
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  • Excellent17%
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  • Average41%
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  • Terrible5%
5 Jul 2017
8 May 2017
“Cool to see, but that's it.”
Hwy 460, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

I stopped by the edges of the grove and looked in but there's not much to see here. Apparently lots of the trees are dying but I don't know what it used to look like so I couldn't say. The grove is closed to the...More

Thank KeithK906
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I think that wherever you go, you must stop and check all the history part of the place, I Didn't wanted to leave Molokai without taking a picture of this historical site. The coconut trees are old and need of maintenance ( I guess) Not...More

1  Thank anacotton27
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We enjoyed looking at the coconut grove as we drove past, but that was about it. You can't walk into the grove due to falling coconuts so a drive-by is all you really need.

Thank treegirl85
Reviewed 24 March 2017

A beautiful coconut grove originally planted by King Kamehameha and used by him and his warriors tobathe in the seven pools that were located here Remnants of the natural springs remain but access fenced off now and several of the trees have died or are...More

Thank travelfortherapy
Reviewed 25 February 2017

It's fenced off with good reason. You don't want to get bonked by coconuts. You can get an idea of what a coconut grove of this size was like, but there's not much other than heritage value, as it's not even scenic, with raked up...More

1  Thank Jilara
Reviewed 4 February 2017

B/c there's nothing to see here. It's ok to just pass it by as you drive and say you got to see the remnants of the grove.

Thank lilorchid82
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I saw this listed on one of the Molokai island maps and since I didn't notice a (large) sign, I wasn't sure if this was "Kamehameha Royal Coconut Grove." We later noticed a very SMALL sign stating it was the Royal Grove...along with all the...More

Thank TrishA4
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Visitors assume that coconuts and the islands go together. They don't. Hawaii is too far by water for a coconut to remain viable floating here. Coconuts were brought to Hawaii by the early voyagers as one of their canoe plants. If you see coconut palms...More

3  Thank KulaBob
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The coconut grove is tucked into a residential area, next to a busy roadway. Turn off onto the road running alongside the grove, take this road a few hundred feet & there's a spot for a couple of cars to park so you can get...More

Thank Calgarytraveller2
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Coconuts fall from great heights in this sacred grove. There is plenty to see by walking around the perimeter,

Thank ElTigre W
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